Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 38 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 +36 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 68 57 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 7.24% 6.10% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 6.24% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 16
Sheffield median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +23.29% +4.29%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £47,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 918 914 1,063
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.75% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 780 758 915
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +11.18% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,450 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,900
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.94%) Java
4 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 25 (36.76%) Spring
6 19 (27.94%) DevOps
6 19 (27.94%) Microservices
7 18 (26.47%) Open Source
8 17 (25.00%) Spring Security
8 17 (25.00%) Spring Boot
8 17 (25.00%) Java 9
8 17 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (25.00%) Java 8
9 16 (23.53%) C#
10 14 (20.59%) Scrum
10 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
11 13 (19.12%) HTML
11 13 (19.12%) SQL
11 13 (19.12%) .NET
12 12 (17.65%) PHP
12 12 (17.65%) CSS
12 12 (17.65%) OO
12 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
13 11 (16.18%) C++
13 11 (16.18%) MVC
13 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (13.24%) React
14 9 (13.24%) TDD
15 8 (11.76%) Web Development
15 8 (11.76%) RESTful

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
3 2 (2.94%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) Redis
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.35%) Mercurial
3 5 (7.35%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) Maven
5 3 (4.41%) Selenium
6 2 (2.94%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.94%) git-flow
6 2 (2.94%) GitLab
6 2 (2.94%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) NUnit
6 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.47%) Grunt
7 1 (1.47%) gulp
7 1 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.88%) Automotive
2 3 (4.41%) Electronics
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) Spring
2 17 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 17 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
4 13 (19.12%) .NET
4 13 (19.12%) HTML
5 12 (17.65%) CSS
6 9 (13.24%) React
7 8 (11.76%) RESTful
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.82%) Web Services
10 4 (5.88%) Apache Camel
10 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
10 4 (5.88%) J2EE
10 4 (5.88%) JPA
10 4 (5.88%) jQuery
10 4 (5.88%) Node.js
10 4 (5.88%) Servlets
11 3 (4.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.41%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.47%) SCORM
6 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 19 (27.94%) Microservices
4 18 (26.47%) Open Source
5 14 (20.59%) Scrum
6 12 (17.65%) OO
7 11 (16.18%) MVC
8 9 (13.24%) TDD
9 8 (11.76%) Coaching
9 8 (11.76%) Web Development
10 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.82%) SDLC
10 6 (8.82%) SOLID
10 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.82%) Validation
11 5 (7.35%) BDD
11 5 (7.35%) DSDM
11 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.35%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) Java 8
3 17 (25.00%) Java 9
4 16 (23.53%) C#
5 13 (19.12%) SQL
6 12 (17.65%) PHP
7 11 (16.18%) C++
8 8 (11.76%) C
9 6 (8.82%) Embedded C
10 5 (7.35%) Embedded C++
10 5 (7.35%) Python
11 2 (2.94%) ES6
11 2 (2.94%) Go
11 2 (2.94%) Ruby
11 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.47%) Fortran
12 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.94%) OCP
3 2 (2.94%) OCPJP
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.94%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Zend
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin